CHANGE OF SUPPLIER AND FAILURE COMPETITION - WHAT IS JOINT OR WHAT DOES IT CONCEPT?

On July 1, 2019, a new liberalized model of the wholesale electricity market was introduced in Ukraine in accordance with the provisions of the Law of Ukraine "On the Electricity Market".

Thus, the purpose of the new electricity market is to introduce competitive mechanisms for the functioning of the electricity market, to freely select contractors, and to ensure the consumer's right to freely choose the electricity supplier. Accordingly, since January 1, 2019, the so-called Oblenergo (now the distribution system operators) has lost the monopoly on electricity sales to consumers, and new players - suppliers companies have emerged on the market, so every consumer has the opportunity to choose his own supplier from whom will purchase electricity for its own consumption.

For this reason, as in any other market, choosing a potential business partner, consumers should first of all check the future supplier company for the availability of permits, reputation, quality of the commercial offer and services that it additionally offers to consumers. as, as of today, according to market analysts, there are frequent cases of detection of unscrupulous economic entities in the field of electricity supply, which use measures and methods that mislead consumers. are saying.

For example, if for a long time a person cooperates with one company that provides a complex of services, and eventually new rules are introduced in the market, upon request of which such company is divided into two autonomous and independent from each other, it is quite logical that any human (consumer) will show unquestionable interest and particular interest in such innovations, but it should be borne in mind that such a novelty can bring in a large number of hidden risks and burdens for the consumer.

Therefore, the potential consumer, first of all, should take into account the information contained in the open access on the website of the Regulator (National Commission for State Regulation in the Fields of Energy and Utilities), which is constantly updated (taking into account new licenses issued to economic entities) , including whether or not you have a Power Supply License. It should also be noted whether the supplier is "accredited" by the Distribution System Operator (SRS), so that each official website of the SRS has a list of suppliers with whom they have contracted. In the meantime, in order to displace competitors who are constantly working on a positive image of their company, other entities resort to fraudulent actions that do not comply with the requirements of the current competition law due to unfair use of current legislation and the desire to earn a profit, namely:

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